CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charleston Southern freshman middle blocker Meredith Parrott was named the CRONS Brand Freshman of the Week from the Big South Conference for her performance last week in CSU's match against Coastal Carolina.
Presbyterian outside hitter Presley Mabrey was named the Choice Hotels Big South Volleyball Player of the Week, while Radford's Katelyn Meeks earned Defensive Player of the Week honors.
Parrott played a crucial role in Charleston Sothern's 3-2 win over Coastal Carolina. The freshman put away 14 kills with a .407 hitting percentage and posted eight blocks in the five-set victory over the Chanticleers.
Parrott recorded five kills in the fourth set and added two more in the deciding fifth set as the freshman recorded her top performance on the season to put CSU above .500 on the season in Big South Conference play.
Mabrey's solid play helped Presbyterian to a 2-0 week. Mabrey averaged five kills and two digs per set last week. In the win against Gardner-Webb, she recorded 16 kills, a .297 hitting percentage, and tabbed five digs. In the win against UNC Asheville, she posted another 14 kills, a .385 hitting percentage, and recorded seven digs. She ended the week totaling 30 kills with a .333 hitting percentage, 12 digs and two service aces.
Meeks anchored Radford's back row last week. She tabbed 40 digs and averaged 5.71 digs per set. In the match against High Point, she posted 25 digs. Against Campbell, she recorded another 15 digs. This is Meeks' second nod for Defensive Player of the Week.
Also nominated for volleyball Player of the Week for Week 7: Meredith Parrott (Charleston Southern), Gabriella Horvath (Coastal Carolina), Courtney Johnk (High Point), Caroline Douglas (Liberty), Emily Carlin (Radford), Anna Moore (UNC Asheville) and Stephanie Palmer (Winthrop).
Also nominated for volleyball Freshman of the Week for Week 7: Gabriella Horvath (Coastal Carolina), Annemarie Chin (High Point), Caroline Douglas (Liberty), Christine Lakatos (UNC Asheville) and Rachel Lenz (Winthrop).
Also nominated for volleyball Defensive Player of the Week for Week 7: Molly Barlow (High Point) and Gabreille Shipe (Liberty).